Mister De Vries (93) sits at his window awaiting his death. Until one cold winter day he is surprised by the arrival of a parcel. When he subsequently sees a pigeon flying off he knows that this is no ordinary message. His time has come. Mister De Vries momentarily hesitates to open it. When he chances it, he finds his old Frisian skates. There’s only one thing to be done.
Director: Mascha Halberstad • Screenplay: Fiona van Heemstra • Animation: Huub Kistemaker.
Awards: Winner international short and animation film award Schlingel Film Festival, Germany.